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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, September 2, 2012 at 4:18:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 97%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 2, 2012 at 04:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 43' North, Longitude: 48° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.86 meters/second, 1615.9 km/hour, 1004.1 miles/hour or 872.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.73 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 42.0"1003.98 miWest0° 11' 22.8"13.03 miNorth1003.96 mi
24 hours10° 52' 46.4"750.97 miEast4° 23' 49.9"302.15 miNorth807.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneSun 1:18 AM435 km270 miles235 nmWest-northwest WNW
BelémSun 1:18 AM571 km355 miles308 nmSouth S
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniSun 1:18 AM633 km393 miles342 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboSun 1:18 AM764 km475 miles412 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nieuw NickerieSun 1:18 AM962 km598 miles519 nmWest-northwest WNW
GeorgetownSun 12:18 AM1113 km692 miles601 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaSun 1:18 AM1392 km865 miles751 nmSoutheast SE
ManausSun 12:18 AM1478 km918 miles798 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownSun 12:18 AM1595 km991 miles861 nmNorthwest NW
Port of SpainSun 12:18 AM1618 km1005 miles873 nmWest-northwest WNW

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